Kok-Lim LOW, Ph.D. (UNC-Chapel Hill)
(Chinese name: 刘国霖)


Senior Lecturer

Department of Computer Science
School of Computing
National University of Singapore

Office: AS6 #04-09
Phone: +65 6516-6784
Fax: +65 6779-4580
Email: LOWKL [at] comp.nus.edu.sg

Research

Computer Graphics is my main field of research, with focus in
 • Computational Art
 • Computational Aesthetics / Image Manipulation
 • Real-Time 3D Rendering

 

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

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Multi-style Paper Pop-up Designs from 3D Models.
Conrado R. Ruiz Jr., Sang N. Le, Jinze Yu, and Kok-Lim Low.
35th Annual Conference of the European Association for Computer Graphics (EUROGRAPHICS 2014). In Computer Graphics Forum, 33(2), 2014.

[abstract] [Paper PDF 9,446 KB] [Video MP4 26,135 KB]

Generating Multi-style Paper Pop-up Designs Using 3D Primitive Fitting.
Conrado R. Ruiz Jr., Sang N. Le, and Kok-Lim Low.
Technical Briefs, SIGGRAPH Asia 2013.

[abstract] [Paper PDF 6,248 KB]

Surface- and Contour-Preserving Origamic Architecture Paper Pop-Ups.
Sang N. Le, Su-Jun Leow, Tuong-Vu Le-Nguyen, Conrado Ruiz Jr., and Kok-Lim Low.
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), August 2013.

[abstract] [Paper Preprint PDF 37,929 KB | Low-Res PDF 4,316 KB]

[Executable Program (coming soon)]

Automatic Paper Sliceform Design from 3D Solid Models.
Tuong-Vu Le-Nguyen, Kok-Lim Low, Conrado Ruiz Jr., and Sang N. Le.
IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), November 2013.

[abstract] [Paper Preprint PDF 15,816 KB | Low-Res PDF 3,145 KB]

Dense Image Correspondence Under Large Appearance Variations.
Linlin Liu, Kok-Lim Low, and Wen-Yan Lin.
18th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing 2013 (ICIP 2013).

[abstract] [Paper PDF 1,366 KB]

Reconstruction of Depth and Normals From Interreflections.
Binh-Son Hua, Tian-Tsong Ng, and Kok-Lim Low.
18th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing 2013 (ICIP 2013).

[abstract] [Paper PDF 220 KB]

Direct and Progressive Reconstruction of Dual Photography Images.
Binh-Son Hua, Imari Sato, and Kok-Lim Low.
18th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing 2013 (ICIP 2013).

[abstract] [Paper PDF 645 KB]

Enhancing Visual Dominance by Semantics-Preserving Image Recomposition.
Lai-Kuan Wong and Kok-Lim Low.
20th ACM International Conference on Multimedia 2012 (MM 2012).

[abstract] [Paper PDF 5,663 KB] [Poster PDF 3,663 KB]

Aligning Images in the Wild.
Wen-Yan Lin, Linlin Liu, Yasuyuki Matsushita, Kok-Lim Low, and Siying Liu.
IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition 2012 (CVPR 2012).

[abstract] [Paper PDF 1,641KB]

Tearable Image Warping for Extreme Image Retargeting.
Lai-Kuan Wong and Kok-Lim Low.
30th Computer Graphics International Conference 2012 (CGI 2012).

[abstract] [Paper PDF 6,981KB] [Video MP4 6,336KB]

Efficient Screen-Space Approach to High-Quality Multiscale Ambient Occlusion.
Thai-Duong Hoang and Kok-Lim Low.
The Visual Computer, 28(3): 289-304, 2012.

[abstract] [Paper PDF 8,500KB]

SandCanvas: A Multi-touch Art Medium Inspired by Sand Animation.
Rubaiat Habib Kazi, Kien-Chuan Chua, Shengdong Zhao, Richard Davis and Kok-Lim Low.
ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems 2011 (CHI 2011).
(Honorable Mention Award).

[abstract] [Paper PDF 3,787KB] [Video MP4 44,958KB] [YouTube Video]

Saliency Retargeting: An Approach to Enhance Image Aesthetics.
Lai-Kuan Wong and Kok-Lim Low.
IEEE Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision 2011 (WACV 2011).

[abstract] [Paper PDF 1,563KB]

Multi-Resolution Screen-Space Ambient Occlusion.
Thai-Duong Hoang and Kok-Lim Low.
29th Computer Graphics International Conference 2011 (CGI 2011).

[abstract] [Paper PDF 7,027KB] [Slides PDF 1,240KB] [Code 6,775KB]

Interactive Motion Deblurring Using Light Streaks.
Binh-Son Hua and Kok-Lim Low.
16th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing 2011 (ICIP 2011).

[abstract] [Paper PDF 3,444KB]

Real-time CSG Rendering Using Fragment Sort.
Bo Peng, Kok-Lim Low, and Thai-Duong Hoang.
17th ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology 2010 (VRST 2010).

[abstract] [Poster Paper PDF 658KB]

Saliency-Enhanced Image Aesthetics Class Prediction.
Lai-Kuan Wong and Kok-Lim Low.
16th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2009), Cairo, Egypt, November 2009.

[abstract] [Paper PDF 338KB]

Automatic Registration of Color Images to 3D Geometry.
Yunzhen Li and Kok-Lim Low.
27th Computer Graphics International Conference (CGI 2009), Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, May 2009.

[abstract] [Paper PDF 4,582KB] [Slides PPT 1,680KB]

Fast Visualization of Complex 3D Models Using Displacement Mapping.
The-Kiet Lu, Kok-Lim Low, and Jianmin Zheng.
35th Graphics Interface Conference (GI 2009), Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, May 2009.

[abstract] [Paper PDF 2,015KB] [Slides PPT 4,747KB]

Predetermination of ICP Registration Errors And Its Application to View Planning.
Kok-Lim Low and Anselmo Lastra.
6th IEEE International Conference on 3-D Digital Imaging and Modeling (3DIM’07), Montreal, Canada, August 2007.

[abstract] [Paper PDF 636KB]

An Adaptive Hierarchical Next-Best-View Algorithm for 3D Reconstruction of Indoor Scenes.
Kok-Lim Low and Anselmo Lastra.
14th Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications (Pacific Graphics 2006), Taipei, Taiwan, October 2006.

[abstract] [Paper PDF 756KB]

Efficient Constraint Evaluation Algorithms for Hierarchical Next-Best-View Planning.
Kok-Lim Low and Anselmo Lastra.
3rd Symposium on 3D Data Processing, Visualization and Transmission (3DPVT 2006), Chapel Hill, North Carolina, U.S.A., June 2006.

[abstract] [Paper PDF 567KB]

Immersive Electronic Books for Surgical Training.
Greg Welch, Ruigang Yang, Sascha Becker, Adrian Ilie, Dan Russo, Jesse Funaro, Andrei State, Kok-Lim Low, Anselmo Lastra, Herman Towles, Bruce Cairns, M.D., Henry Fuchs, and Andy van Dam.
IEEE Multimedia, 12(3):22–35, July–September 2005.

[abstract] [Paper PDF 2,829KB]

Automatic Image Alignment for 3D Environment Modeling.
Nathaniel Williams, Kok-Lim Low, Chad Hantak, Marc Pollefeys and Anselmo Lastra.
17th ACM Brazilian Symposium on Computer Graphics and Image Processing (SIBGRAPI’04), pp. 388–395, Curitiba, Brazil, October 2004.

[abstract] [Paper PDF 354KB]

Combining Head-Mounted and Projector-Based Displays for Surgical Training.
Adrian Ilie, Kok-Lim Low, Greg Welch, Anselmo Lastra, Henry Fuchs, and Bruce Cairns.
Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, 13(2):128–145, April 2004.

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Monticello Through the Window.
Nathaniel William, Chad Hantak, Kok-Lim Low, John Thomas, Kurtis Keller, Lars Nyland, David Luebke, and Anselmo Lastra.
4th International Symposium on Virtual Reality, Archaeology and Intelligent Cultural Heritage 2003 (VAST’03), Brighton, U.K., November 2003.

[abstract] [Paper PDF 1,858KB] [UNC website, UVA website]

Reliable and Rapidly-Converging ICP Algorithm Using Multiresolution Smoothing.
Kok-Lim Low and Anselmo Lastra.
4th IEEE International Conference on 3-D Digital Imaging and Modeling (3DIM’03), pp. 171–178, Banff, Canada, October 2003.

[abstract] [Paper PDF 757KB]

Combining Head-Mounted and Projector-Based Displays for Surgical Training.
Kok-Lim Low, Adrian Ilie, Greg Welch and Anselmo Lastra.
IEEE Virtual Reality Conference 2003 (VR’03), pp. 110–117, Los Angeles, U.S.A., March 2003.

[abstract] [Paper PDF 413KB]

Computing a View Frustum to Maximize An Object's Image Area.
Kok-Lim Low and Adrian Ilie.
ACM Journal of Graphics Tools (JGT), 8(1):3–15, 2003.

[abstract] [Paper PDF 429KB] [JGT website and source code]

Also in "Graphics Tools: The JGT Editors' Choice", Ronen Barzel (Editor), AK Peters, 2005. ISBN: 1568812469.

Immersive Electronic Books for Teaching Surgical Procedures.
Andries van Dam, Henry Fuchs, Sascha Becker, Loring Holden, Adrian Ilie, Kok-Lim Low, Anne Morgan Spalter, Ruigang Yang, and Greg Welch.
Pre-ICAT CREST Symposium on Telecommunication, Teleimmersion, and Telexistence, Tokyo, Japan, December 2002.

[abstract] [Paper PDF 708KB] [Website]

Blending Multiple Views.
Ramesh Raskar and Kok-Lim Low.
10th Pacific Conference on Computer Graphics and Applications (Pacific Graphics 2002), pp. 145–153, Beijing, China, October 2002.

[abstract] [Paper PDF 550KB]

Life-Sized Projector-Based Dioramas.
Kok-Lim Low, Greg Welch, Anselmo Lastra and Henry Fuchs.
ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology 2001 (VRST’01), pp. 93-101, Banff, Canada, November 2001.

[abstract] [Paper PDF 527KB] [Website]

Also in "Spatial Augmented Reality: Merging Real and Virtual Worlds", Oliver Bimber and Ramesh Raskar, AK Peters, 2005. ISBN: 1568812302.

Interacting with Spatially Augmented Reality.
Ramesh Raskar and Kok-Lim Low.
1st ACM International Conference on Computer Graphics, Virtual Reality, Visualisation and Interaction in Africa (AFRIGRAPH’01), pp. 101–108, Cape Town, South Africa, November 2001.

[abstract] [Paper PDF 645KB]

Also in "Spatial Augmented Reality: Merging Real and Virtual Worlds", Oliver Bimber and Ramesh Raskar, AK Peters, 2005. ISBN: 1568812302.

Shader Lamps: Animating Real Objects with Image-Based Illumination.
Ramesh Raskar, Greg Welch, Kok-Lim Low and Deepak Bandyopadhyay.
12th Eurographics Workshop on Rendering Techniques (EGWR’01), pp. 89–102, London, U.K., June 2001.

[abstract] [Paper PDF 555KB] [Website1, Website2]

Also in "Spatial Augmented Reality: Merging Real and Virtual Worlds", Oliver Bimber and Ramesh Raskar, AK Peters, 2005. ISBN: 1568812302.

Computing Bounding Volume Hierarchies Using Model Simplification.
Tiow-Seng Tan, Ket-Fah Chong and Kok-Lim Low.
ACM Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics (I3DG’99), pp. 63–69, Atlanta, U.S.A., April 1999.

[abstract] [Paper PDF 315KB]

Model Simplification Using Vertex-Clustering.
Kok-Lim Low and Tiow-Seng Tan.
ACM Symposium on Interactive 3D Graphics (I3DG’97), pp. 75–81, Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A., April 1997.

[abstract] [Paper PDF 358KB]

Also in "Level of Detail for 3D Graphics", David Luebke et al., Morgan Kaufmann, 2002. ISBN: 1558608389.

 

Ph.D. Dissertation

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View Planning for Range Acquisition of Indoor Environments.
Kok-Lim Low.
Doctor of Philosophy Dissertation, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States, 2006.

[abstract] [PDF 3,642KB]

 

TECHNICAL REPORTS

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Some Conditions for Accurate Surface Registration.
Kok-Lim Low.
Technical Report TR05-008, Department of Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, April 2005.

[abstract] [PDF 157KB]

Linear Least-Squares Optimization for Point-to-Plane ICP Surface Registration.
Kok-Lim Low.
Technical Report TR04-004, Department of Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, February 2004.

[abstract] [PDF 73KB]

Calibrating The Hiball Wand.
Kok-Lim Low.
Technical Report TR02-018, Department of Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, April 2002.

[abstract] [PDF 64KB]

Viewpoint Calibration With Respect To A Tracker.
Kok-Lim Low.
Technical Report TR02-019, Department of Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, April 2002.

[abstract] [PDF 72KB]

Perspective-Correct Interpolation.
Kok-Lim Low.
Technical writing, March 2002.

[abstract] [PDF 78KB]

Simulated 3D Painting.
Kok-Lim Low.
Technical Report TR01-022, Department of Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, June 2001.

[abstract] [PDF 364KB]

 

PATENTS

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4 System and Method for Animating Real Objects with Projected Images.
Gregory F. Welch, Kok-Lim Low, Ramesh Raskar.
U.S. Patent #7,068,274, June 27, 2006.
3 System and Method for Registering Multiple Images with Three-Dimensional Objects.
Ramesh Raskar, Gregory F. Welch, and Kok-Lim Low.
U.S. Patent #6,930,681, August 16, 2005.
2 System and Method for Creating Bounding Volume Hierarchies Utilizing Model Simplification.
Tan Tiow Seng, Chong Ket Fah, and Low Kok Lim.
U.S. Patent #6,747,651, June 8, 2004.
1 Method for Cross-Fading Intensities of Multiple Images of a Scene for Seamless Reconstruction.
Ramesh Raskar, Gregory F. Welch, and Kok-Lim Low.
U.S. Patent #6,677,956, January 13, 2004.

 

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